Dan Mumm’s Sweep Pick Mechanics
Sweep Pick Mechanics by Dan Mumm is a comprehensive guide to sweep picking. It covers basic to advanced techniques taught on an interactive DVD and digital download. Players who are new to sweep arpeggios will achieve perfect technique with each note sounding clear and audible at even lightning fast speeds. Read More
Dan Mumm Platinum Package
These six courses explain the fundamentals of sweep arpeggio techniques and move into very advanced playing styles. Read More
Sweep Picking Combo Pack
A whole new approach to Sweep Picking. This is a different kind of course than Sweep Pick Mechanics and Dan’s other Sweep Picking programs. The Sweep Picking Combo Pack contains two companion products, a highly specialized linear video course that takes you through beginning to advanced sweep arpeggios and techniques, and a massive 4 volume tab eBook series that includes 455 sweep patterns. Combined, you will learn the ins and outs of what makes a sweep arpeggio pattern, how they relate to one another, how to extend or modify existing patterns and build your own. Read More
Shred and Sweep Package
Four programs that teach shred techniques and musical applications. Read More
Sweep Pick Fundamentals
This is Dan Mumm’s Sweep Pick Fundamentals for intermediate guitarists. It’s actually the prequel to his groundbreaking lesson Sweep Pick Mechanics. Dan breaks this technique down to the basics in 35 simple to follow exercises. Read More
Classical Masterpieces for Metal Guitar
The fastest way to elevate your guitar playing ability is to step outside the box; if you’re a rock player, add some blues, or jazz, or any other distinctive genre of music. In Classical Masterpieces for Metal Guitar we’re going to explore the world of classical music as written for metal guitar. Read More
Sweep Pick Basics
Dan Mumm teaches you the absolute basics of sweep picking in a lesson that you can master this week. Read More
The Sweep Picking Compendium
For those of you who are ready to expand your arsenal of Sweep Patterns indefinitely through tabs alone, The Sweep Picking Compendium Complete Package is exactly what you need! With a grand total of 455 sweep patterns, arranged for reference, you will have virtually endless Sweep Patterns at your fingertips. But The Sweep Picking Compendium can be used for much, much more than simply extending your sweep vocabulary. Read More
Dan Mumm Bio
Dan Mumm is a musical composer, virtuoso guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and seasoned performer.
A composer first, Dan Mumm has been studying music and composition his entire life. He has composed several thousand pieces of music throughout his life in a wide variety of styles. Using his deep knowledge of Classical composition, he has developed a highly unique approach to writing music in modern styles.
Dan started learning music on the piano at age 4. He picked up the guitar at age 12 and eventually moved on to the bass guitar, drums and violin, among a number of others.
Dan began teaching private music lessons professionally right out of high school. He taught professionally for 12 years until he was in a position to dedicate himself entirely to his music career.
In his teens and twenties, Dan fronted a number of Hard Rock and Metal bands in Sacramento, CA. He moved on to working as a solo musician in order to be able to focus more time on the music.
For his instrumental guitar-focused solo project bearing his name, Dan has released 4 full-length studio albums and an EP.
Dan is also associated with Doug Mark’s legendary Metal Method, having made 5 advanced instructional guitar programs under the label. His comprehensive guide to sweep picking technique, Sweep Pick Mechanics, was one of the best selling programs, upon it’s release, in Metal Method’s 30+ year tenure.
Dan has performed around the world and made appearances at international trade shows such as Music China in Shanghai, NAMM in Anaheim, CA and the Frankfurt MusikMesse in Frankfurt, Germany.
Dan has a signature guitar line with Greeson Custom Guitars. The Dan Mumm Signature (DM100) was designed by Dan and brought into reality by the incredible artistry of luthier Keith Greeson. The Dan Mumm Signature guitar is available through Greeson Custom Guitars.
Dan has signature pick-ups with Planet Tone. The Dan Mumm Signature “Dominatus” pick-ups were designed especially for Dan’s style by Jose Mellado of Planet Tone. Dan Mumm’s Signature “Dominatus” pick-ups are available through Planet Tone.
Dan has had endorsements with Parker Guitars, DV Mark amps, GoGo Tuners, the You Rock Guitar, Dean Markley Strings, Guitar Pro Software, and Ogre Pedals.
Michael Angelo Batio (voted “No. 1 Shredder of All Time” by Guitar One Magazine, and one of the “Top 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists of All Time” by Guitar World Magazine): ” Dan Mumm is a great, innovative young guitarist. Dan has total mastery of the instrument and is one of the best guitarists in this new generation of players. He is also a great instructor.”
Doug Marks (guitarist and producer of the Metal Method instructional DVD series): “Guitar virtuoso Dan Mumm has set a new standard for neoclassical shred guitar. Dan is not just a shred monster, he’s also one of today’s finest new composers.”
Cliff Elion (inventor of the You Rock Guitar and President of Inspired Instruments) “Dan is an impeccable guitar player with astounding technique and musicianship, he has helped us demonstrate the capability of our product, the You Rock Guitar – he has shown us things that we did not even know were possible. Dan’s professionalism is not limited to the guitar. He has written and produced several informative videos for us that really delivered our intended message, concisely and with great entertainment value.”